Artists' materials & collections research
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Conservation of Photographic Materials
Session Outline: Photo ID: Cased Photographs
Conservation of Photographic Materials
Fundamentals of the Conservation of Photographs: Course Calendar, Module 1
Recent Advances in Characterizing Asian Lacquer
A series of workshops to disseminate new procedures for acquiring detailed compositional information about lacquered objects.
Assessment of the Susceptibility to Biodeterioration of ...
The present study represents large-scale attempt to screen preservative coatings for microbial susceptibility prior to their application on objects.
Modern Paints Uncovered
Papers and posters from the Modern Paints Uncovered symposium at Tate Modern in 2006.
Key Resources
List of policy documents, online resources, books, journals, and proceedings related to heritage inventories. From Vol.28.2, Fall 2013.
Conference: Mortality Immortality? The Legacy of 20th ...
A summary of a conference sponsored by the Getty Conservation Institute devoted to issues regarding the preservation of contemporary art.
Conservation of Photographic Materials
Technical Notes: What is a Photograph?
Conservation of Photographic Materials
Session Outline: Survey Work and Process Identification
A Note from the Director (Article)
Foreword from Director Tim Whalen on this issue focused on photograph conservation. From Vol. 28.1, Spring 2013.
Pollutants in the Museum Environment (1985–1998)
A summary of a Getty Conservation Institute project that examined the risks posed to museum collections by atmospheric pollutants.
MEPPI Abu Dhabi
Update on the Middle East Photograph Preservation Initiative course. From Vol. 28.1, Spring 2013.
Conservation of Photographic Materials
Session Outline: Gum Print Process Recreation
Collections Research Laboratory
Overview of the GCI’s work in collections research in the areas of antiquities, manuscripts, sculptures and decorative arts, and paintings.
"Conservation of Public Art" issue. Fall 2012 (PDF Edition)
Entire newsletter, including articles, roundtable discussion, list of key resources, and news items. Vol. 27.2.
Facing Disaster: The Importance of Heritage Inventories in ...
Article discussing importance of heritage inventories in emergency preparation and response. From Volume 28.2, Fall 2013
Gels Cleaning Research (1998–2003)
Overview and details of a Getty Conservation Institute project on the use of solvent-based gels as cleaning systems for surfaces.
Newsletter 8.1 Winter 1993
Newsletter article examining conservation challenges associated with painted archaeological and ethnographic objects.
Stone Conservation Materials

Mural Paints: Current and Future Formulations
Mark Golden of Golden Artists Colors discusses modern acrylic paints.
Conservation and Care of Sculptural Monuments (Article)
Examines conservation issues related to these outdoor works. From Vol. 27.2, Fall 2012.
Collaborative Research (Article)
Working with the alternative photographic process community. From Vol. 27.1, Spring 2012
UCLA/Getty Program in Archaeological and Ethnographic ...
Information on the master's degree program in Archaeological and Ethnographic Conservation offered by UCLA and the J. Paul Getty Trust
Conserving Modern Materials
Teaching resources for conserving modern paint materials developed for the Cleaning of Acrylic Painted surfaces workshops.
MEPPI: Preserving the Photographic Heritage of the Middle ...
A strategic approach to photo preservation and awareness in the Middle East. From Vol. 27.1, Spring 2012
Personal Viewpoints: Thoughts about Paintings Conservation
Features papers from a Getty Museum conference exploring the nature of paintings conservation.
Nitrogen Anoxia Research (1987–1999)
Overview and details of a past GCI project that focused on researching nitrogen environments to prevent museum objects from deterioration.
Conservation of Photographic Materials
Session Outline: Deteriorations of Photographs
Conservation of Photographic Materials
Session Outline: Process ID: Color Processes with Lab
Lecture: Ethical Dilemmas in the Conservation of Modern and ...
Details and video of a live panel discussion presented by the Getty Conservation Institute in April 2009.
Conservation of Photographic Materials
Session Outline: Participant Presentations: Dissemination Activities
Artists' Materials & Processes: Larry Bell (News Item)
Materials and fabrication processes of Larry Bell researched and documented. From Vol. 27.1, Spring 2012.
Infared Spectroscopy in Conservation Science
Discusses IR spectroscopy for analysis of museum objects, disseminating sample handling and spectral acquisition techniques applicable to their analysis.
Conservation of Photographic Materials
Session Outline: Film Development
Binding Media (1989–1999)
Overview and details of a past Getty Conservation Institute project that focused on developing methodologies to identify binding media in paint.
Newsletter 25.1 Spring 2010
Newsletter article on important resources in collections research.
House Paints
Traces history of household paint industry in the US and UK over first half of 20th century.
Conservation of Photographic Materials
Session Outline: Condition Reports: Practical Work with a Study Collection
Jean Paul Riopelle: The Artist's Materials

Conference: Ancient and Historic Metals: Conservation and ...
Summary of a symposium that addressed the technology, history, structure, and corrosion of ancient and historic metalwork.
A Guide to the Preventive Conservation of Photograph ...
Synthesizes research completed to date as well as international standards established on conservation of photo collections.
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